Two charged with selling synthetic marijuana

Staff report

August 23, 2014

Two men were arrested Friday on charges related to selling synthetic marijuana.

The LaGrange Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit responded to Hogansville Road about 4:30 p.m. after a tip that two men were in the area selling synthetic marijuana, according to an LPD press release. After the SIU and LPD Crime Suppression Unit located the suspects’ vehicle in the 3000 block of Hogansville Road, officers found that the passenger, identified as Reginald Boyd, 33, of LaGrange, had an active warrant and was arrested.

Officers detained the driver, identified as Dalton Cross, 24, of LaGrange, and searched the vehicle where officers said they found about 2 ounces - a total 60 grams - of synthetic marijuana packaged for sale, digital scales and “other electronic devices used to (sell) narcotics,” according to the press release.

Both men were charged with possession of a schedule 1 narcotic with intent to distribute and possession of tools for the commission of a crime. They were taken to Troup County Jail.